This week we have something for everyone! Sample the finest drops New Zealand has to offer, purchase an afforable work of art for that blank wall or celebrate Hong Kong’s fashion industry in style – us Sassy girls have it covered!
Taste the flavour of NZ!
Ladies, come meet winemaker Nikolai St George in the flesh and sample the finest drops from the land of the long white cloud (New Zealand that is!) from Secret Stone winery! Nikolai will be introducing their fabulous Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir for your tasting pleasure, plus you’ll get some scrummy complimentary canapés to snack on too. If that’s given you a taste for their delectable vino, you’ll also have the chance to buy Secret Stone’s wines at great discounts on the night and carry on the tasting back home! Spaces are strictly limited, so get those RSVPs in now!
When: 21 March, 7-9pm
Where: Soiree, 19 Elgin Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free! Complimentary wine (from 7-8pm) and canapes; RSVP to Cressida.[email protected]
Shop ‘til you drop at this year’s Spring Shopping Bazaar held at the ever-so-classy American Clubin the glorious surrounds of Tai Tam. Warmer weather is fast approaching, so that means in with the new and out with the old – for our wardrobes at least! You can pick up some beautiful goodies from Lisa T cashmere, Blue Sea Blue resort wear, Makaron linens, Savon France homeware, House Of Kamal jewellery and much, much more! If you can’t justify treating yourself, then why not purchase something special for mummy just in time for Mother’s Day?!
When: 19 March, 10am-6pm
Where: The American Club, 28 Tai Tam Road, Tai Tam, Hong Kong, 2842 7400
How much: Free entry! For more information contact [email protected]
Get Sevens fever
Are you ready for a weekend to remember?! Yes, the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens are heading your way next weekend so in true Girl Scout style, it’s best to be prepared! We’ve rounded up all the best events and special promotions going on around town to get you into the Sevens spirit (including the Hong Kong Beach 5s, chances to meet the rugby boys and the hottest after-parties), and don’t forget to check out our guide to surviving the Sevens Sassy-style – including where to pick up last-minute costumes and what essentials you should come armed to the South Stands with!
Fashion Night Out
Fashion Industry Night (or shall we abbreviate to FIN!) will be hitting ultra-glam club Prive, not just next Thursday night but every singleThursday night to come! Come find your inner fashionista with fab giveaways on the night including a new edition Komono watch worth $1000, Lela Love skincare leggings and Itsie Bitsie sarongs and silk kaftans – and with different giveaways each week, what better excuse is there to get in on the glamevery Thursday! There’s also free drinks for everyone in the fashion industry, so make sure you bring along your business cards to claim your complimentary tipple!
When: 14 March, 9pm (and every Thursday!)
Where: Prive, Basement, Century Square, No. 1 D’Aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry!
Art for everyone!
You don’t need to be an expert or a billionaire to enjoy art – just stop by the Affordable Art Fair to get your hands on some beautiful, contemporary and most importantly, affordable works of art! Come see the works of both local emerging talent and international household names, check out a few expert art talks, recharge at the café (or wine bar!) and enjoy a great day out with family and friends – you might just find the perfect piece for your pad.
When: 15 March, 12-6pm (Arty-Licious Evening 6-9pm); 16 March, 12-8pm; 17 March, 11am-6pm
Where: Hong Kong Convention Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: $60-$180 (buy before 14 March for buy one, get one free tickets),www.hkticketing.com, 3128 8288
Changi travel wallet by Tribe. Jet-Set, go!
Stylish jet setters this is for YOU! Made from incredibly luxurious crocodile-embossed leather, the Changi Travel Wallet is super stylish and easily doubles as a clutch so it helps keep your packing in check as well! It fits up to 6 passports so it’s great for family travel, especially with its separate compartments for tickets, receipts, passports, a slip pocket for boarding passes and zip pockets for currencies. This would also make a great present idea for a friend, your sister or mum. Available in Emerald, Khaki, Grass Green or Ruby.
When: Deal ends midnight, 20 March
How much: $643.50, buy here
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